If you are interested in people and communities,
Lincoln University’s qualifications are a great choice.
Our people and society qualifications address the
key issues of ‘protecting the future’ and ‘living
well’. The disciplines of sport and recreation
management, tourism management, land and
property management, and Māori and indigenous
studies play major roles in the wellbeing of New
Zealand’s economy and its people.
Tourism contributes to 15% of the country’s
total export earnings. Designed in consultation
with industry, our tourism programme gives
students a broad comprehension of the sector
at all levels, while also providing management
training. This is a skill fast becoming a
prerequisite for a career in tourism.
The market value of sport and recreation to the
New Zealand economy is estimated to be more
than $5 billion, with gains in productivity and
health benefits valued at over $1 billion. Our sport
and recreation programmes cover sport and
society courses, event management, sport and
recreation management, and issues associated
with offering professional sport and recreation
services to communities.
Studying property at Lincoln University will
provide you with the ability to make decisions
in both the urban and rural property fields, that
benefit businesses, consumers, society and the
environment. You will gain a wide range of practical
skills, giving you an edge over your competitors
when applying for a job in the industry.
Our Māori and indigenous studies programmes
involve appreciating that Māori and other
indigenous communities have a unique association
with the environment, which affords them specific
knowledge and a cultural framework for engaging
with the natural world.
Our programmes provide students with the
knowledge and skills to work competently
with communities and advocate across many
environmental and related social, political and
When you study society, people and sport related
courses at Lincoln University, you will learn from
some of the best researchers and lecturers in
their respective fields and access the most
up-to-date industry knowledge. We work closely
with industry to ensure you are equipped for a
broad range of career opportunities.